3rd Christmas at Red Cross Hospital

Not far from EC there’s a Red Cross is children’s hospital. Most patients ( approx. 250 ) are under–privileged or come from very humble back rounds. “Friends of the Red Cross” was founded a few years back with the aim of bringing a little comfort and joy to the lives of these children, some with … Read more

The highest definition picture ever taken of Cape Town

See Cape Town minute detail.  Take a look at the highest definition picture ever taken of our wonderful city.  This  picture is clearer and sharper than any picture of you’ve seen before.  It’s almost too good to believe! Check it out: http://virtualafrica.co.za/virtual-tours-of-south-africa/highest-definition-picture-ever-taken-of-cape-town-how-we-did-it/ Tip: Click on the full screen button (bottom right) and then zoom in.

EC Student Becomes a Cape Tour Guide

Congratulations to Michiyo Yamamoto who has achieved her dream of becoming a tour guide in South Africa. Michiyo, from Japan, learned English with EC Cape Town for six months before taking one month to do a tour guide course. She passed the course with flying colours and will now be able to take Japanese tourists … Read more

Head for Long Street 4 December for an Awesome Street Party

Fans all over the world are holding their breath in anticipation for the 2010 FIFA World Cup™ Final Draw taking place on December 4, 2009 at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC). Long Street, Cape Town’s renowned party street, will be ablaze with excitement and promises to offer a party of note. Anyone is … Read more